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The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro was released with MIUI 11 on top of Android 10 and only recently began receiving the update to MIUI 12 on a wider scale.

We’re talking about the Redmi Note 9 Pro sold globally and not the Redmi Note 9 Pro sold in India which bagged the update back in September.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (Global)

The model sold in India has more in common with the Redmi Note 9S sold globally than it does with the Redmi Note 9 Pro even though the name suggests otherwise.

Now that we’ve cleared that up, Xiaomi rolled out the MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 9 Pro sold in Turkey around mid-October.

Later, it was confirmed that the wider rollout will begin shortly and the update to MIUI 12 will be released in other regions for the Redmi Note 9 Pro.


Well, not much later, the update was indeed released in Indonesia followed by a rollout in Russia.

And just yesterday (November 10), we reported that Xiaomi has begun seeding the MIUI 12 update for the global variants of the Redmi Note 9 Pro as version

Well, if you see the pattern, only the European variants of the Redmi Note 9 Pro are yet to get the MIUI 12 update.

Redmi Note 9 Pro

About a week ago, Alvin Tse, Xiaomi’s GM in Indonesia, claimed that the new skin will be released for the device very soon if there were no unexpected surprises.

Of course, the word “soon” does not really say much since it could vary from a couple of days to even a month, and thus users are still trying to squeeze out some more information.

As it turns out, Alvin Tse has once again responded to a user’s query regarding the update. This time around, the Xiaomi boss has stated that the Redmi Note 9 Pro should get the MIUI 12 update this month.


Given that all other variants have already received the MIUI 12 update, it is all but obvious that the update for the European variants would be released this month itself.

However, now that a higher-up from Xiaomi has made the claim, Redmi Note 9 Pro users can rest easy now and wait for the MIUI 12 rollout to commence for the European variants.

We’re not even half-way through the month so it’s possible that users may have to wait a bit more before the OTA update arrives for their device.


As usual, we will continue tracking the situation and will post an update once new details emerge.

You can keep an eye on our dedicated tracker to know more about the rollout and features of Xiaomi’s MIUI 12 skin.

That said, the Redmi Note 9 Pro is also eligible for the MIUI 13 update which we should begin hearing more about by next year.

Furthermore, the device is expected to bag the Android 11 update as well. So head here to know more about the Android 11 update for Xiaomi phones.

Update 1 (November 14)

IST 11:05 am: The update is now live in the European region. Head here to access all the details.

NOTE: There are more such stories in our dedicated Xiaomi section so be sure to go through it as well.

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Dwayne Cubbins
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My fascination with Android phones began the moment I got my hands on one. Since then, I've been on a journey to decode the ever-evolving tech landscape, fueled by a passion for both the "how" and the "why." Since 2018, I've been crafting content that empowers users and demystifies the tech world. From in-depth how-to guides that unlock your phone's potential to breaking news based on original research, I strive to make tech accessible and engaging.

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